Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections:


Black in White Space:
The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life

by Elijah Anderson
(University of Chicago Press)

Empowering Black Boys to Challenge Rape Culture
by Gordon Braxton
(Oxford University Press)

Hosea Williams:
A Lifetime of Defiance and Protest

by Rolundus R. Rice
(University of South Carolina Press)

Principles and Agents:
The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

by David Richardson
(Yale University Press)

The Drum Is a Wild Woman:
Jazz and Gender in African Diaspora Literature

by Patricia Lespinasse
(University Press of Mississippi)

The First Black Archaeologist:
A Life of John Wesley Gilbert

by John W.I. Lee
(Oxford University Press)

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